View Full Version : THE UNINVITED (1944) Finally Hits DVD (UK Only, though)

Shawn Francis
01-16-2012, 07:18 PM
THE DIGITAL FIX (http://homecinema.thedigitalfix.com/content/id/74986/the-uninvited-1944-on-uk-dvd-this-may.html): Exposure Cinema have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Uninvited on 7th May 2012. Lewis Allen’s 1944 spine-tingler, starring Ray Milland, Gail Russell and Ruth Hussey, will be available in a special Collector’s Edition featuring an illustrated booklet of critical articles, posters and lobby card reproductions.

The press release notes the film was "Previously available only on VHS and LaserDisc, the film has recently suffered poor-quality bootleg circulation. Exposure’s officially licensed release of this Universal Studios classic is vastly superior and has been remastered from original materials."

Features include:

First official DVD release in the world
Illustrated collector's booklet featuring exclusively commissioned articles and four lobby card reproductions.
Original theatrical trailer.
Gallery of production stills, posters and lobby cards.
Remastered. 1.33:1 Full Frame | English DD2.0 Mono
Dual-layer, progressive scan, high-bitrate encoding for optimum picture quality.
Newly-written English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Synopsis: Seeking respite from the bustle of London life, writer Roderick Fitzgerald (Ray Milland) and his sister Pamela (Ruth Hussey) move into a neglected clifftop mansion and set about making it their home. However, it isn’t long before an unnerving presence makes itself felt: an eerie chill lingers in the rooms and distant wailing is heard at night. Despite Roderick’s cynicism, it becomes increasingly clear that the house is haunted - but why in such a snug haven would the dead trouble the living?

You can pre-order now through Amazon.co.uk (http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006Y9FQDW)

Shawn Francis
01-16-2012, 07:19 PM
Oh, come on, really?! The UK gets a special edition while we don't have anything. Aaarrgghh!

Ian Jane
01-16-2012, 08:35 PM
Go region free, dude. You can do it for $30, save yourself a lot of grief.

Shawn Francis
01-16-2012, 08:59 PM
Had my eyes set on a region free blu-ray but the money fell through at the last minute. Which sucks, 'cause I bought some blues in anticipation. Now, they'll have to sit in my cabinet until NEXT Christmas where I'll try to get the dough all over again. I'll most likely add this movie to my must have list now.